UN Discusses Situation in Palestine

تم نشره في Wed 19 October / Oct 2016. 12:00 AM
  • UN Head Quarters HQ in New York, USA - (Archives)

NEW YORK — The United Nations Security Council Wednesday will hold its monthly meeting to hear a briefing of the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, on the latest developments of the Palestinian issue .

The council holds a monthly regular to discuss the Palestinian issue as well as another regular quarterly open debate, during which states outside the UN body can also attend.

The Jordanian diplomacy has succeeded last Tuesday in making UNESCO adopt the Kingdom-drafted resolution on Jerusalem and the Islamic holy sites. The resolution calls Israel, the occupying power, to "allow for the restoration of the historic status quo, that prevailed until September 2000, under which the Jordanian Awqaf (Religious Foundation) Department exercised exclusive authority on Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif, and its mandate extended to all affairs relating to the unimpeded administration of Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif, including maintenance, restoration, and regulating access".